St. Lawrence in the News
National commentators turn to Steven Horwitz, Dana professor and chair of economics, who argues in his new book that the lack of free play among children is undermining democracy.
Kirk Douglas '39 wrote in an essay for the "Huffington Post," discussing his theater experiences at St. Lawrence and the feeling of failure when he didn't make it to Broadway.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted in national and Canadian media following the elections in Turkey on Nov. 1.
The New York Post wrote an article about The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom," which includes St. Lawrence University.
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government, wrote an editorial on the recent wave of violence in Israel, which was featured by Reuters.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program, wrote a piece that was featured in the The Washington Post's "Answer Sheet" on reason why less men study abroad in Africa.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies, praised "The Daily Show's" news host, Trevor Noah, a South African of mixed race, for challenging African stereotypes.
In a feature, titled "Business Schools Give Undergraduate Programs a Liberal Arts Twist," U.S. News & World Report profiled St. Lawrence University's Business in Liberal Arts program.
A recent study conducted by Adam Fox, assistant professor of psychology, and Devon Belding ’14, on the use of positive reinforcement with horses was highlighted in the magazine "The Horse."
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted by "The Wall Street Journal" in an article detailing Turkey's detention of a Dutch journalist.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Africa studies program, uses Taylor Swift's new music video to highlight ongoing stereotypes about the African continent in "Salon."
In an opinion piece published by Inside Higher Ed, Daniel F. Sullivan '65, president emeritus of St. Lawrence University, writes about JumpCourse, an independent provider of online courses.
The "Watertown Daily Times," in an article on how students and families pay for college, interviewed St. Lawrence University's Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Jeffrey Rickey.
The "Watertown Daily Times" discussed St. Lawrence University's First-Year Cup with Jennifer Hansen, associate dean of the First Year and professor of philosophy.
The "Watertown Daily Times" featured an article on the Village of Canton's first-time event called The STOMP, which drew students from St. Lawrence University to explore downtown businesses.
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics, was interviewed in August by the Spanish language digital science fiction e-zine "MiNatura."
Associate Professor of Biology Susan Willson's study into the use of colorful collars to prevent cats from sneaking up on songbirds received attention from Treehugger.com.
Mindy Pitre, associate professor of anthropology, has been conducting a thorough investigation of an abandoned cemetery for the poor located just outside of Canton. Her research was featured in local media reports.
Elun Gabriel, associate professor and chair of the Department of History and coordinator of European studies, was quoted in the "Watertown Daily Times" regarding old Soviet maps of Watertown, New York.
Forbes magazine interviewed Meg Bernier Keniston, assistant director of editorial services and social media, on students searching for colleges on their smartphones.
Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor and chair of the Department of Economics, was interviewed on a variety of radio programs to discuss government regulations on poverty.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was interviewed on San Francisco's National Public Radio affiliate KQED, where he discussed Turkey's bombing of Kurdish militants.
The Watertown Daily Times interviewed Gretchen O’Leary, who is interning at the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
The Watertown Daily Times featured Associate Professor of History Melissane Schrems, who spoke on behalf of the Fort de la Presentation Association regarding land claims in Ogdensburg.
Professor of English Bob Cowser was interviewed on prison education on WAMC's "The Best of Our Knowledge," which was syndicated on National Public Radio.